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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

🕔23:33, 17.Apr 2015

The balance between modern and tradition is extremely tricky and problematic as is demonstrated at practically every issue that confronts the state, and indeed the Northeast. This is to a great extent because, in our opinion, the place is only

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Insulted and Injured

Insulted and Injured

🕔21:19, 16.Apr 2015

Tragedy struck at the 1st Manipur Rifles ground yesterday. An elderly woman Irengbam Purnamishi Devi, 75, of Khagempalli Pankha collapsed and died at the government facility where a number of elderly pensioners were herded in and made to wait for

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Shedding Insecurity

Shedding Insecurity

🕔20:56, 15.Apr 2015

It is said only about three percent of the state`™s work force are in the private sector. This is indicative of a very deep malaise. The all India average is far above Manipur`™s but at 21 percent it is not

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AMWJU throws a gauntlet

AMWJU throws a gauntlet

🕔01:20, 14.Apr 2015

That relations between the All Manipur Working Journalists Union, AMWJU, and the relatively recent Editors`™ Guild Manipur, EGM, were not exactly cordial was known all along, but nobody would have expected things to come a collision course. In a sentence,

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Past Sin Present Misery

Past Sin Present Misery

🕔23:33, 12.Apr 2015

The retort of a Myanmar journalist Nay Htun Naing in a reply to a reply by U Myint, the economic advisor to the President of Myanmar, Thein Sein, should make sensitive administrator and educationist in Manipur uneasy as well. The

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Elusive Freedom

Elusive Freedom

🕔21:25, 10.Apr 2015

Just a month ago, Manipur was immersed in a controversy over the life attempt on the editor of a local vernacular daily by unknown men. Whatever the background of that frightful threat has not been made public. Coinciding with this

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Laws and Outlaws

Laws and Outlaws

🕔21:18, 9.Apr 2015

The brutal assault on a ZUF cadre at Noney some days ago by troops of the Assam Rifles posted there has once again brought to the fore the uneasy excuse of the State of the inevitability of resorting to extraordinary

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Devastated Landscape

Devastated Landscape

🕔22:03, 7.Apr 2015

The past few weeks should come across as disturbing for anybody who has been watching Manipur affairs closely. While the government claims the return of normalcy to public life, and the chattering classes of all hues and interests continue to

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Perpetuating Deprivation

Perpetuating Deprivation

🕔21:42, 6.Apr 2015

In 2010, India`™s constitutional reservation policy was scheduled to end. But it was always anybody`™s guess even before the date that this would not happen, and as at the end of every decade since the constitution came into force making

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Vietnam Lesson

Vietnam Lesson

🕔21:02, 5.Apr 2015

It will come as no surprise that there is an exodus of young aspiring professionals away from the state. In a way it is good, for if and when they return, they will bring back new skills and outlooks. But

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